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New Station Downtown Offers Fast Charge for Electric Vehicles

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Station Downtown Offers Fast Charge for Electric Vehicles

A new charging station was installed earlier this week that will offer drivers of electric vehicles in Columbus a fast-charge, curbside option for the first time. The new station, located at 174 E. Fulton St. downtown, features public art designed by students of the Columbus College of Art and Design (CCAD). On hand at a […]

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CoGo Adding E-Bikes, More Stations

Brent Warren Brent Warren CoGo Adding E-Bikes, More Stations

Big changes are in store for CoGo, the bike share system with the fixed docking stations that has operated in Columbus since 2013. About 250 e-bikes – bikes that are equipped with a battery that provides a pedal-activated boost – will be added to the system’s fleet this spring, along with five new stations. The […]

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Ohio Gas Tax Increase Will Fund Road Repairs in 2020

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Gas Tax Increase Will Fund Road Repairs in 2020

County engineers glad for gas tax hike, but rising material costs still a concern for some.

By Tyler Buchanan Tim Schumm is already looking forward to spring.  County engineers like him also serve as amateur meteorologists. Forget baseball. Spring means it’s paving season, and the Henry County official knows the recent influx of gas tax revenue will help to get an extra 11 miles of road paved this spring. His office couldn’t […]

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Alaska Airlines Announces New Nonstop Service from Columbus to Seattle

 Taijuan Moorman Alaska Airlines Announces New Nonstop Service from Columbus to Seattle

Editor’s note: This article has been updated from August 2018 to include a new, daily nonstop flight to Seattle from Alaska Airlines. Alaska Airlines has announced a second daily nonstop Seattle flight to John Glenn Columbus International Airport this summer. Flights will operate June 18 through August 17, 2020, in addition to existing year-round flights […]

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New CoGo Stations Will Be Part of ‘Smart Mobility Hubs’

Brent Warren Brent Warren New CoGo Stations Will Be Part of ‘Smart Mobility Hubs’

Four new CoGo stations will be in place before the weather thaws in the spring, expanding the bike share system into Linden for the first time. The new stations, which were approved by City Council earlier this month, will come online as 33 traditional bikes and 30 electric bikes are added to the network. Although […]

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Reynoldsburg Planning for Wave of New Development

Brent Warren Brent Warren Reynoldsburg Planning for Wave of New Development

Reynoldsburg officials are touting a handful of recently-completed projects and several more in the planning stages as evidence that change is coming to the suburb on the far east side of Columbus. It’s what could come next, though, that will really get people’s attention. A mixed-use development featuring buildings as tall as seven stories is […]

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Public Parking Meters Removed for App-Based Loading Zones

Walker Evans Walker Evans Public Parking Meters Removed for App-Based Loading Zones

Starting Monday, November 18, nine designated public parking areas will become dedicated loading zones through a partnership between the City of Columbus and curbFlow — a Washington D.C.-based startup designed to relieve congestion caused by delivery vehicles. The zones will all be located in the public right of way along street curbs, primarily replacing existing metered […]

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